Agri Grants for the Municipality of Baloi
Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala (left) awards to Baloi Vice Mayor Mustapha M. Ali (center) a P200,000 check for the establishment of a multi-purpose drying pavement project and a certificate of award for a P4 million project grant under the Bottom-Up Budgeting initiative during the Panagtigum sa mga Mag-Uuma ug Mangingisda (Meeting with the Farmers and Fishers) on April 22, 2015 at Matungao, Lanao del Norte. The BUB fund is intended for the provision of marketing, hauling and solar drying facilities, as well as a cattle fattening project. Alcala was in Lanao del Norte on April 22-23 for a series of farmers’ forum in line with the national government’s effort to foster lasting peace and rural development for the people of Mindanao. During the visit, the agri chief distributed more than P312M worth of agricultural machineries and farm inputs to 22 municipalities. Also in the photo are Lanao del Norte Vice Governor Maria Cristy Atay, Gov. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, and DA Regional Director Lealyn Ramos.